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St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Saturday July 13th, 2019 :: 08:01 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 11:00PM

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... West central St. Bernard Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Western Orleans Parish in southeastern Louisiana... North central Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northwestern Plaquemines Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 1100 PM CDT.

* At 759 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned area. 1 to 2 inches of rain have fallen in the last hour. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... New Orleans, Chalmette, Harvey, East New Orleans, Timberlane, Belle Chasse, Marrero, Gretna, Jean Lafitte, Woodmere, Violet, Terrytown, Meraux, Poydras, Estelle, Arabi, Lafitte and Lakefront Airport. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area.

* AFFECTED AREAS: PLAQUEMINES, LA ... ORLEANS, LA ... ST. BERNARD, LA ... JEFFERSON, LA

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.

Address/Location
St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
8201 W Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA 70043

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 504-278-4322

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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